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January 6, 2022

CNBNews Travel Alert: Commercial vehicle restrictions on Interstate highways begin Tonight 10 p.m.

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti has issued a commercial vehicle travel restriction on multiple Interstate highways in New Jersey starting at 10 p.m., Thursday, January 6 based on the forecast for several inches of snow. In addition, Gov. Murphy has issued a State of Emergency for the entire state beginning at 10 p.m. Snow is expected to begin overnight with periods of heavy snow forecast after midnight through the morning commute. Snow is expected to continue through late morning/early afternoon on Friday. The travel restrictions are being coordinated with neighboring states. In addition to... Read more →


WEATHER ALERT: PATCO Running Snow Schedule

With the impending snow, PATCO will begin running a snow schedule starting at 12:00 a.m. on Friday, January 7. All trains will operate at reduced speeds adding additional travel time. PATCO will monitor ridership and assess weather conditions throughout the day to determine if additional adjustments are necessary. To view the snow schedule, click here. Visit RidePATCO.org, follow us on social media, or sign up for travel text alerts for the latest travel information and service updates. VIEW SCHEDULE Read more →


Frank Rocco Promoted to VP of Operations, Jefferson Stratford Hospital

Congratulations to Frank Rocco, MSN, RN, NE-BC, our newly named Vice President of Operations for the Jefferson Stratford Hospital campus at Jefferson Health - New Jersey. Frank had previously as Corporate Director of Nursing for Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital since May 2014. Frank’s career at Jefferson began in 2002 as an Emergency Department Nurse, and he has held a series of progressively more advanced leadership roles in the organization over the years. A seasoned clinician and leader, he is passionate about the patient experience, quality, and employee engagement. Most recently, he was instrumental in leading Jefferson Health - New Jersey's... Read more →


GROWING UP IN GLOUCESTER CITY: In 1982 Two Upstanding Citizens Rebuked by City Mayor and Councilman

CORRECTED/UPDATED January 11, 2022 (see below) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Editor In 1982 two long-time Gloucester City residents spoke out about the increase in the local purpose tax that year at the monthly City council meeting. At the time I hadn't covered too many of those meetings so I was surprised at the way the two Democrat politicians, Mayor Bill Gartland and Councilman Fred Anzide attacked these people for asking a question. After all, I thought didn't the politicians work for those residents? One of the men complaining at that April 8, 1982 council meeting was Jim Durkin... Read more →


Jefferson Health – NJ Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns Named President of Nurse Leaders New Jersey (ONL-NJ)

Helene Burns, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Jefferson Health - New Jersey has been named President of Nurse Leaders New Jersey (ONL-NJ) for a two-year term beginning in January 2022. With more than 600 members, ONL-NJ engages and develops nurse leaders in advocacy, research, education, mentorship, and collaborative relationships. Burns, who became a member of the organization in 2008, is also a member of its Nursing Workplace Environment and Staffing Councils Task Force, and served as Co-Chair of the Education Committee. In addition, Jefferson Health – New Jersey Assistant Vice President of Clinical Services,... Read more →


TIPS TO SUCCEED AS A MARIJUANA BUSINESS

Are you wanting to start your very own business in the cannabis industry but don’t know where to start or how to get things running? Do you want to know what you should be doing in order for your marijuana business to succeed? Marijuana products are becoming increasingly popular, as people look for new and unique ways to enjoy the benefits of marijuana. There are all sorts of different edibles, beverages, tinctures, and lotions out there, and devices that make marijuana consumption easy can be purchased with a click from an online headshop like DankStop. New products are also being... Read more →


Burlington County Needs Volunteers to End Domestic Violence

Volunteer to help end Domestic Violence in Burlington County Volunteer with the Burlington County Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT). This team consists of volunteers who work with Providence House, Domestic Violence Services, and local police departments to help people who experience domestic violence by empowering and advocating for survivors. You must be; 18 years of age or older Resident of or employed in the Burlington County area Have a valid NJ Driver's License and access to transportation No criminal history, that is verified by a free background check. For more information: Call 856-904-4344 or email abaum@cctrenton.org Address/Location Township of Moorestown... Read more →


Free Smoke Detectors/Installation for Gibbsboro Residents

Gibbsboro residents eligible for FREE smoke detectors and installation. Contact Fire Marshal at 856-783-6655, ext. 151 to schedule. With the recent increase in fire related injuries and fire deaths due to non-working or lack of smoke detectors, the Gibbsboro Fire Marshal Office and the Gibbsboro Fire Company are able to supply and install smoke detectors to our residents for FREE. Please contact the Fire Marshal Office 856-783-6655, ext. 151 to schedule an installation. Address/Location Gibbsboro Police Department 5 Foster Ave Gibbsboro, NJ 08026 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-783-0151 Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Cleveland Police Officer Shane Bartek Shot/Killed by Woman who Tried to Steal His Car

Police Officer Shane Bartek Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio End of Watch Friday, December 31, 2021 Cleveland, Ohio--Off-Duty Police Officer Shane Bartek was shot and killed while attempting to take action when a woman attempted to carjack him in the 4300 block of Rock River Drive. The woman approached him in the parking lot of an apartment complex and attempted to rob him of his car. Officer Bartek immediately took police action and attempted to disarm the woman but was shot twice during the ensuing struggle. The woman fled but was later arrested along with a male accomplice following a... Read more →


American Legion Baseball: A historic achievement for the 1996 ALW Series champs

By Richard Walker American Legion Baseball Dec 08, 2021 Twenty-five years ago, Yardley, Pa., Western Post 317 set history twice. Not only was Yardley the first American Legion World Series champion that hadn’t first won a state title but Post 317 also became the first Region 1 winner to claim an ALWS title. And Yardley did so by rallying in a title game against eventual major league pitcher Ben Sheets. Given the path Post 317 took to win its 1996 title, that wasn’t a surprise either. “Words can’t even describe the feeling of what we went through that year and... Read more →


CNBNews Pet Tips: How To Stop A Dog From Chewing When Home Alone?

Chewing is a natural behavior for dogs. They use their mouths to explore the environment in the same way that humans use their hands as investigative tools. Irksome and sometimes expensive destructive chewing usually takes place when the owner is not with the dog. Therefore, correction, when the dog starts or is in the act, is impossible. The chewing can then become a compulsive behavior when the dog is lonely, bored, stressed, or anxious. What type of chewer is your dog? 8 steps to stop dog chewing Which chew toy may be right for your dog? What type of chewer... Read more →


Rowan 2022 Baseball Schedule Released

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball schedule is set for the 2022 season as the Profs look to build on the success from last year when they reached the Division III College World Series and won the NJAC Championship. Rowan heads into the year ranked 16th in the nation in Collegiate Baseball’s Division III Preseason Poll. SCHEDULE​ The Profs will open the season on March 1 at Swarthmore and head to Virginia Wesleyan for a weekend series on March 5-6 before heading to their spring training trip at the Russ Matt Invitational in Florida. The schedule at the Russ Matt... Read more →


New Jersey American Water Announces Grant Program for Volunteer Fire Departments

CAMDEN, N.J. (January 5, 2022) – Recognizing the bravery and commitment of volunteer firefighters and first responders, New Jersey American Water announces its 2022 grant program for volunteer fire departments and emergency responders (e.g., ambulance and first aid squads) located within the company’s service areas. “We are honored to support the brave firefighters and first responders through this grant program again this year, as we have for over ten years,” said Mark McDonough, president of New Jersey American Water. “These hardworking, selfless men and women serve on the front lives daily to protect the communities we serve, and this program... Read more →


CHALKBEAT: Boost Your High School GPA for College Admission Acceptance!

It can be challenging to improve your child’s GPA quickly, especially if they are already in the latter half of high school. With their previous grades working against them, students will have to put in even more effort to overcome lower averages. However, there are some measures students can take to have a better chance of raising their GPA quickly and effectively. This online seminar will instruct students and parents on unique strategies that may help students increase their GPA even if they do not have much time left in high school. During this event, students and parents will learn... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: The Attack on White People

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Justifying Racism January 5, 2022 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the growing trend of racism against white people: A long-standing liberal tenet—that we should condemn all forms of prejudice and discrimination equally—came under attack in the 1960s when President Lyndon Johnson decided that equal opportunity was outdated: he said the new goal should be equal outcomes. Ironically, this new thinking, which has since become a staple of liberal thought, was announced at the very moment when equal opportunity was finally emerging, thanks to the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Affirmative action, and the quotas... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Bloomsbury U

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Announces Fall 2021 Dean's List BLOOMSBURG, PA (01/05/2022)-- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania congratulates the more than 2,000 students who were named to the Fall 2021 Dean's List. A full-time student whose semester GPA is 3.5 or higher in 12 or more semester hours of course work for which a grade or grades are received are named to the Dean's List. Hayley Anderson of Delran, a(n) Art Studio major, was one of those named to the list. Lamia Babb of Clementon, a(n) Undeclared major, was one of those named to the list. Olivia Boucot of Sicklerville, a(n)... Read more →